IHADLA Hosts 2021 Dream Big STEAM Event Virtually Over Two Days

Each year, IHADLA partners with a community or private organization to host our Dreamer Scholars to a “Dream Big” STEAM-focused event. The event includes interactive workshops in technology, engineering, science, math, and the arts, to expose our students and ignite their enthusiasm for STEAM programs and careers. This year’s IHADLA Dream Big STEAM event was […]

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Dream Big Gala 2021

The Dream Big Gala, a virtual celebration, will be held on Sunday, May 23, at 5:00 pm. The Dream Big Gala is our way of adapting our former “Dreamer Dinner” live event to a new virtual format. The gala is our biggest event of the year that raises the critical funding needed to facilitate our […]

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Dreamer Scholar Andre’s Take on the Role of IHADLA in Shaping Future Leaders

Andre was born in South Los Angeles in the year 2000. He was a student at Daniel Freeman Elementary when “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) sponsored his 3rd-grade class (Program 16), and he became a Dreamer Scholar. Growing up, he says, “I had a hard time being myself. I always wanted […]

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Alumna Sandra Romero-Viguerias Acknowledges IHADLA for Transforming Her Life

Our students and alumni come from a diverse array of locations, backgrounds, and experiences. Alumna, Sandra Romero-Viguerias, was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and moved east of Los Angeles just before her 1st-grade class at Franklin Elementary in Pasadena was sponsored by IHADLA as Program 15. When Sandra first joined our program, she couldn’t speak English […]

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IHADLA Announces New Interim Executive Director, Janell Lewis!

The “I Have A Dream” Foundation-Los Angeles (IHADLA) Board of Directors announced today to the community that Senior Director of Programs, Janell Lewis, has been appointed the organization’s new Interim Executive Director, following Pamela Miller’s recent departure. The organization is very grateful to Pamela Miller, who has been at the helm of IHADLA for over […]

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Meet IHADLA Mentor Carla Sparks!

A large part of IHADLA’s comprehensive, whole child approach is providing Dreamer Scholars with positive and trustworthy adult role models, aside from their family members, and our Mentors make up a huge portion of this group. Our Mentor program includes volunteers from diverse personal, educational and career backgrounds who come together to expose Dreamer Scholars […]

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Form 990-2018

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Form 990-2017

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